Dog’s visit through windows brings West Lake Terrace residents joy

Pet therapy volunteers Lesley Campbell and her dog, Gibson, visit residents through the windows of West Lake Terrace.

Acts of kindness ‘mean so much to us during this time,’ LEC says

The doggie in the window caused some residents to shed tears of joy recently at West Lake Terrace. Read more

Resident’s kind words have big impact on West Lake Terrace staff: LEC

Neal Harvey, an entertainer and former resident of West Lake Terrace, recently moved into his own place after receiving the care he needed at the Prince Edward County long-term care home.

‘As always, (they) went above and beyond,’ says Neal Harvey

A resident’s recent kudos about staff proved to be just what the doctor ordered for a morale boost at West Lake Terrace.
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West Lake Terrace helps resident walk again, regain independence

Neal Harvey, entertainer and former resident of West Lake Terrace, recently moved into his own place after receiving the care he needed at the Prince Edward County long-term care home.

Neal Harvey moves from LTC home into his own apartment

A microwave oven, a tea kettle, a slow-cooker and a coffee machine – these were the housewarming gifts West Lake Terrace offered Neal Harvey, a former resident of the Prince Edward County long-term care home, who moved into his own apartment in Bowmanville Feb. 1. Read more

Church group donating dolls, teddy bears to West Lake Terrace

Doll previously had positive impact on a woman with dementia, LEC says

A Prince Edward County ladies’ group is donating dolls and teddy bears to West Lake Terrace with the hope the items have a positive impact on residents with dementia. Read more

Therapy dog’s art benefits West Lake Terrace

West Lake Terrace resident Odie Noble cuddles with Gibson.

Owner sells paw-print paintings to raise funds for home, humane society

Gibson the pug’s paws are therapeutic for residents of West Lake Terrace. Read more

OMNI homes celebrate Thanksgiving with family, turkey

Holiday larger than Christmas for Pleasant Meadow Manor residents

From packing their bags to stay with family to enjoying a turkey dinner in-house, OMNI Health Care marked Thanksgiving with all of the trimmings. Read more

Inaugural fall fair at West Lake Terrace a success

Vintage cars and sweet treats were among the features of the festival at the Prince Edward County long-term care home.

Prince Edward County home to make event annual affair

With cotton candy, a ring toss and an apple pie baking contest, West Lake Terrace residents enjoyed their inaugural fall festival. Read more

West Lake Terrace to usher in new season with fall fair

Family member donation makes event possible, LEC says

With apple pies to judge, cotton candy to enjoy and ring toss to play, West Lake Terrace is welcoming autumn’s upcoming arrival with a fun-filled event. Read more

West Lake Terrace hosts family, friends barbecue, entertainment

Matt Cage, an Elvis Presley tribute artist, serenades a West Lake Terrace resident during a June 20 event at the Prince Edward County home.

Elvis impersonator among highlights of June 20 affair

Elvis was in the house along with residents, staff, family members and friends during a recent event at West Lake Terrace. Read more

West Lake administrator offers advice to LTC homes on creating ‘wound rounds’ initiatives

Finding enthusiastic champions, personalizing care and collaboration

West Lake Terrace has improved skin integrity for the Prince Edward County long-term care home’s residents by initiating a “wound rounds” program to prevent skin issues and treating skin ulcers quickly and effectively when residents move into the home with these issues. Administrator Jackie Maxwell, who created the initiative, has advice for long-term care homes wishing to create their own program. Read more